Biography

Dr. Yona Barak is one of the pioneers in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). She graduated the Faculty of Life Sciences in conjunction with the Department of Clinical Biochemistry, in Tel Aviv University. A desired lecturer, expert, one of the world-seniors scientists in the field of IVF and former chairman of the IVF organization “Alpha – Scientists for Reproductive Medicine.” Dr. Barak has been involved in more than 40,000 IVF babies around the world. Her expertise in the field of reproductive medicine was completed as part of the team which initiated one of the first IVF laboratories in Israel combining science with medicine. Dr. Barak is engaged in setting up IVF units, around the world. Over the years, she was a partner, and founded and managed a number of IVF laboratories in Israel and abroad. The need for treatments in unconventional timings, the requirements of her thousands of customers and her partners along the way – all led her to the opening of private laboratories in Israel, where she advises, investigates and develops the field of IVF.